The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance.
Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our conclusions on these issues.
South Korea: An official from South Korea’s presidential office said that the North Korean conflict is not an imminent crisis and that a diplomatic resolution is highly probable. Will South Korea make its own deal with the North to head off war? What would it look like?
Russia: The pressure on Russia is building. In response to queries about rumored U.S. training facilities being built in Moldova, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said the U.S. was going to start training special operation forces there. Ukraine canceled an agreement with Russia on military exports. The Czech ambassador to Ukra